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Surrounded By Sea: Life on a New England Fishing Island (edition 2006)

by Gail Gibbons (Author)

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By revealing activities of island residents through the four seasons, contemporary everyday life in a New England fishing village is presented.
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Title:Surrounded By Sea: Life on a New England Fishing Island
Authors:Gail Gibbons (Author)
Info:Holiday House (2006), 32 pages
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Surrounded by Sea: Life on a New England Fishing Island by Gail Gibbons

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This book is a good book for ages 3-6 it explains how it is to live on a fishing Island and what the life is like during the different seasons. It gives children an experience of others. Pierce college library.
  sabrinaferguson | Nov 23, 2018 |
A neat little story about a New England Fishing town. It talks about the lobsterman and fisherman, What types of sea life people come to catch and eat, and how the seasons affect the town. It is really busy in the summer but very quiet in the winter.
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  KFox20 | Aug 14, 2017 |
This is a wonderful picture book with detailed illustrations and facts related to life on a fishing island. A great book to read when teaching about careers or seasons.
  Remugnaini | Feb 3, 2010 |
In this book, Gibbons describes what life is like on a New Englan fishing island. She describes what fisherman and lobstermen do in preparation to go out to sea, and what summer visitors do. She describes how the seasons are there.
  cemccamy | Nov 18, 2009 |
This is an information based story about what it would be like to live on a fishing island. Students can see what it would be like to have your house in the water. The students get to seewhat it takes to catch lobster and to have that life style. The story shows the differnt changes and the differnt changes in season change the amount of fishing caught.
  BrittneyFields | Oct 26, 2009 |
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